Applications open for Oregon's top youth volunteers
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking for Oregon's top youth volunteers of the year.
Students in grades 5-12 are invited to apply for 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards if they have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service within the past 12 months. The application is available at www.spirit.prudential.com and www.nassp.org/spirit. Applications are being accepted now through Nov. 5, 2019.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), was created in 1995 to recognize the exemplary volunteer work of middle level and high school students. Since then, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards have been given to more than 130,000 middle and high school students across the country at the local, state and national level.
"We've honored young people from three generations since this program began, and while the world has changed many times over, one thing has stayed the same: Young volunteers are doing remarkable, meaningful work to address the challenges facing their communities," said Charles Lowrey, chairman and CEO of Prudential Financial, Inc. "As we enter our 25th year, we remain inspired by these young people and their stories of service, and hope that they'll inspire others to get involved, too."
Pacer Football seeking donations
The Pacer Football program is seeking donations to help provide necessary funding to create a great environment for participants, according to Dan Dutton, founder of Pacer Pride Inc., an entity created to fundraise for the football program.
"Your support will help us offer a higher quality experience for all participants," Dutton wrote on the fundraiser's website. "Raising dollars for extra curricular activities is very difficult to do but is vital for our program."
You can view a video about the fundraiser, donate and find more information at www.tinyurl.com/y47742sh.
Deadline extended for Bond Accountability Committee applications
Lake Oswego School District is still seeking qualified applicants for the Bond Accountability Committee, and has extended the deadline for applications to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6.
The committee plays a key role in ensuring transparency and accountability in the implementation of the 2017 school improvement bond. It was founded to oversee the district's use of capital construction bond funds and ensure that they are being spent in accordance with the purposes approved by the voters.
For more information on the Bond Accountability Committee, visit www.losdschools.org/Page/2212. To view the application, visit www.tinyurl.com/y3qu84a8.
Back to school nights
Hallinan: Took place Sept. 4
Lake Grove: Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Forest Hills: Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Oak Creek: Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Westridge: Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 6:00-8 p.m.
River Grove: Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Lakeridge Middle School: Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 6:30-9:05 p.m.
Lake Oswego Junior High: Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Lakeridge High School: Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Lake Oswego High School: Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 5:30-8 p.m.
Student Services: Thursday, Oct. 10, from 6:00-8 p.m. in the LOHS cafeteria (2501 Country Club Road.)
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